The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

Bedridden with a mysterious illness, Elizabeth Tova Bailey  becomes absorbed in observation of a snail that accompanies a gift of wild violets a friend has brought her. You'll be surprised how much that snail teaches her, and us.

July 22: On this day in 1941, on his twelfth wedding anniversary, Eugene O'Neill presented the just-finished manuscript of Long Day's Journey into Night to his wife, Carlotta.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.